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International News Archive - July 12, 2010

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A tiny clay fragment – dating from the 14th century BCE – that was found in excavations outside Jerusalem's Old City walls contains the oldest written document ever found in Jerusalem.

Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.